1875 - 1950 Pieced Star Quilt Fragment

Description (Brief):

Eight pointed pieced work star from a quilt. Pieced of fabric from tobacco pouches; twill weave cotton, printed in blue-green trade mark that includes a picture of a building. A few pieces have something printed in red instead of building.

Date Made: 1875 - 1950

Maker: unknown

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States

Subject: Tobacco UseQuilting


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Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Gift of Fleur S. Bresler

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1991.0382.10.1Catalog Number: 1991.0382.10.1Accession Number: 1991.0382

Object Name: Quilt Fragment

Physical Description: fabric, cotton (overall material)pieced work (overall production method/technique)Measurements: overall: 12 in x 12 in; 30 cm x 30 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-fdb2-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1163121

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